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New restrictions to try to stop the spread of coronavirus in England - Sept, 22nd 2020

on Tue, 22/09/2020 - 3:48pm

The UK prime minister has today (September, 22nd 2020) announced a series of new restrictions to try to stop the spread of coronavirus in England:-

  • Pubs, bars and restaurants to close at 22:00 BST, with table service only
  • People should work from home wherever possible
  • Face masks compulsory for bar staff and non-seated customers, shop workers, waiters and taxi drivers
  • Limit on guests at weddings reduced from 30 to 15
  • Plans to allow fans to return to sporting events paused
  • "Rule of six" now applies indoor team sports
  • Fines for not wearing masks or following rules increased to £200 for first offence